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Yau Tsim Mong District

Officials take action over illegal flats sublet by wife of Hong Kong minister

The Buildings Department has issued removal orders over two illegal flats subleased by the wife of Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po.

Wednesday, 22 August, 2012, 3:24am

24 police rewards totalling HK$9.7m put up for unsolved crimes in city

A reward of up to HK$2.5 million is being offered for information leading to the arrest of two robbers and the recovery of HK$11.7 million in cash and valuables stolen from a company safe in Cheung Sha Wan earlier this year.

It is the largest of the 24 police rewards totalling HK$9.7 million that remain unclaimed. The unsolved crimes include homicides and acid attacks.

16 Aug 2012 - 3:52am

Doraemon celebration at Ocean Terminal

Children pose with Doraemon figures holding different gadgets in an exhibition at the Ocean Terminal forecourt in Tsim Sha Tsui as part of the exhibition "100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon", which runs until September 3 at Harbour City. Photo: Sam Tsang

15 Aug 2012 - 11:12am

Tree-sniffing dog awaits HK's bark and call

The authorities have yet to respond to a Taiwan-based university's offer to lend Hong Kong a dog trained to sniff out a disease that is killing the city's historic trees.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Root rot epidemic covered up, experts say

The government has been accused of covering up the spread of an incurable disease that is killing Hong Kong's heritage trees and of failing to contain the infection, putting many more trees - and potentially human life - at risk.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm


Airport train must stop in typhoon 10

I would like to thank Francis Tjia for his letter asking why Airport Express services were not extended during Severe Typhoon Vicente ('Why close Airport Express?' July 28).

We understand that passengers would feel frustrated if they were not able to get home.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

You must be choking!

The highest recorded API readings


Central, yesterday


Central, May 29, 2011


Causeway Bay, February 5, 2011


Causeway Bay, February 2, 2011


Mong Kok, April 22, 2012


Mong Kok, November 3, 2003

15 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Mong Kok Bird Garden reopens

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Neighbourhoods have a story to tell

Whoever thinks Hong Kong is not an interesting place to visit or live in should think again. We are aptly seen as a wonder of the modern world, rising within a century from a tranquil fishing village on China's southern shores to a gateway to Asia.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


Rose-tinted national education

Many students and parents have criticised the plan to introduce national education in schools.

They see it as an attempt to brainwash pupils and present a rose-tinted view of China, even though we all know that mistakes have been made in the recent past.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am